Notification

Alamein, Belgrave, Glen Waverley and Lilydale lines: Buses replacing trains between Sunday 26 November and Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Added: 3 November 2017

Due to maintenance and project works, buses will replace trains on sections of the Alamein, Belgrave, Glen Waverley and Lilydale lines at selected times between 8.15pm on Sunday 26 November and the last service on Tuesday, 5 December 2017.

Please note that this may increase journey times.

Plan ahead using Journey Planner.

Service changes and timetables:

Travelling on rail-replacement bus services

Locations of replacement bus stops

Additional information

Service changes and timetables

Buses will replace train services as follows.

Sunday 26 November – Wednesday 29 November

From 8.15pm until the last service each night, buses will replace train services:

  • Between Burnley and Box Hill/Alamein stations
  • Between Darling and Glen Waverley stations

Please note that this may increase journey times by up to 40 minutes.

Download Alamein/Belgrave/Lilydale journey times after 8.15pm: Sunday 26 November (PDF) 217kB

Download Alamein/Belgrave/Lilydale journey times after 8.15pm: Monday 27 November - Wednesday 29 November (PDF) 219kB

Download Glen Waverley journey times after 8.30pm: Sunday 26 November - Wednesday 29 November (PDF) 211kB

Thursday 30 November – Tuesday 5 December

From 8.30pm on Thursday 30 November until the last service on Tuesday 5 December, buses will replace train services:

  • Between Parliament and Camberwell stations
  • Between Richmond/Caulfield and Darling stations

Please note that this may increase journey times by up to 70 minutes.

For a quick guide to works, including alternative travel options download the brochure below.

Download works information brochure (PDF) 222kB

Timetables for replacement bus services will become available closer to the works date. Please continue to check this website for the latest information.

Travelling on rail-replacement services

Customers with special needs are advised to contact their local train station in advance or ask staff at the replacement bus stops to organise travel.

Travel restrictions for rail-replacement services

For the safety and comfort of all passengers, there are restrictions on what you may take with you on buses and trams.

You cannot:

  • Take a conventional bike on a bus or tram (only folding bikes that meet the size criteria).
  • Take an animal on a bus or tram unless it is in a suitable container. Exceptions apply for assistance dogs.
  • Take a surfboard on a tram or a bus.

For further information, see Luggage, bikes and animals.

Stop locations for replacement buses

Replacement bus stop locations (Richmond - Glen Waverley stations)

STATION

FROM CITY

TO CITY

Richmond

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Swan Street, Tram Stop #8

Exit Richmond Station on to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing on left to cross Swan Street. Turn right and continue approx. 50 metres to Metro designated bus stop located at Tram Stop #8, opposite station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Swan Street, Tram Stop #8

Exit Richmond Station on to Swan Street. Turn left and continue to Metro designated bus stop, located at Tram Stop #8.

East Richmond

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Swan Street, Tram Stop #11

Exit East Richmond Station on to Church Street. Turn left and walk to Swan Street. Cross Swan Street at the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Continue to Metro designated bus stop located at Tram Stop #11.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Swan Street, Tram Stop #11

Exit East Richmond Station on to Church Street. Turn left and walk to Swan Street. Turn right at Church Street at cross at the pedestrian crossing. Continue to Metro designated bus stop located at Tram Stop #11.

Burnley

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop #14

Exit Burnley Station on to Burnley Street and walk to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing to cross Burnley Street and again to cross Swan Street. Turn left and continue to Metro designated bus stop near Tram Stop #14.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop #14

Exit Burnley Station on to Burnley Street and walk to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing to cross Burnley Street and walk approximately 50 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Heyington

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Heyington Place, Heyington Station Entrance

Exit Heyington Station on to Heyington Place. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop in front of station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Heyington Place, Heyington Station Entrance

Exit Heyington Station on to Heyington Place. Cross Heyington Place in front of station entrance and proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Kooyong

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Toorak Road

Exit Kooyong Station on to Glenferrie Road and turn left. Walk approximately 450 metres to Toorak Road intersection, cross Glenferrie and proceed approximately 100 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Toorak Road

Exit Kooyong Station on to Glenferrie Road and turn left. Walk approximately 450 metres to Toorak Road intersection, cross Glenferrie and proceed approximately 100 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Tooronga

Bus Stop

Tooronga Road

Exit Tooronga Station on to Milton Parade. Cross Milton Parade and turn left. Walk approximately 150m to Tooronga Road. Turn right and cross Tooronga Road at pedestrian crossing. Turn left and continue to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Milton Parade, Tooronga Station Entrance

Exit Tooronga Station on to Milton Parade. Cross Milton Parade and turn left. Walk approximately 150 metres to Tooronga Road. Turn right and cross Milton Parade at pedestrian crossing. Walk approximately 50 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Gardiner

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Malvern Road, Tram Stop #50

Use footpath to exit Gardiner Station on to Glenarm Road, towards Malvern Road. Walk to Malvern Road and turn left. Walk to Metro designated bus stop, located at Tram Stop #50.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Malvern Road, Tram Stop #50

Use footpath to exit Gardiner station on to Glenarm Road, towards Malvern Road. Walk to Malvern Road. Turn left and walk to pedestrian crossing, cross Malvern Road. Turn right and walk to Metro designated bus stop, located at Tram Stop #50.

Glen Iris

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Malvern Road

Exit Glen Iris Station on to High Street, turn right and walk approximately 150 metres to Malvern Road intersection. Cross High Street at pedestrian crossing and continue straight to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Malvern Road

Exit Glen Iris Station on to High Street, turn right and walk approximately 150 metres to Malvern Road intersection. Cross High Street at pedestrian crossing and turn right and cross Malvern Road. Turn left and continue straight to Metro designated bus stop.

Darling 

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Malvern Road

Exit Darling Station on to Clynden Avenue. Cross Clynden Avenue, turn right and walk to Hurstmon Street. Turn left on to Hurstmon Street and walk to Malvern Road, approximately 150 metres. At Malvern Road, turn right and continue to Metro designated bus stop.

Bus Stop

Malvern Road

Exit Darling Station on to Clynden Avenue. Cross Clynden Avenue, turn right and walk to Hurstmon Street. Turn left on to Hurstmon Street and walk to Malvern Road, approximately 150 metres. At Malvern Road, turn right and continue to pedestrian crossing at Moira Street intersection. Turn left and cross Malvern Road. Turn left and continue to bus stop.

East Malvern

Bus Stop

Malvern Road

Exit Malvern Station on to Sylvester Crescent. Continue on Sylvester Crescent to Malvern Road intersection. At intersection turn left and continue to bust stop.

Bus Stop

Malvern Road

Exit Malvern Station on to Sylvester Crescent. Continue on Sylvester Crescent to Malvern Road intersection. Use the pedestrian crossings to cross both Sylvester Crescent and Malvern Road. Turn right and continue to bus stop.

Holmesglen

Bus Stop

Warrigal Road

Exit Holmesglen Station on to Warrigal Road and turn right. At first set of lights, cross Warrigal Road. Turn right and walk approx. 100m to bus stop, opposite Holmesglen TAFE.

Bus Stop

Warrigal Road

Exit Holmesglen Station on to Warrigal Road and turn right. Walk approximately 100 metres to bus stop in front of Holmesglen TAFE.

Jordanville

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Windsor Avenue

Exit Jordanville Station on to Windsor Avenue. Turn left and proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Windsor Avenue

Exit Jordanville Station on to Windsor Avenue. Cross Windsor Avenue and proceed to Metro designated bus stop opposite station entrance.

Mount Waverley

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Miller Crescent

Exit Mount Waverley Station on to Miller Crescent. Cross Miller Crescent and turn left. Continue to Metro designated bus stop.

Bus Stop

Miller Crescent

Exit Mount Waverley Station on to Miller Crescent. Proceed to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Syndal

Bus Stop

Coleman Parade

Exit Syndal Station on to Coleman Parade. Turn left and walk approximately 100 metres to bus stop.

Bus Stop

Coleman Parade

Exit Syndal Station on to Coleman Parade. Cross at pedestrian crossing in front of station entrance. Turn left and walk approximately 100 metres to bus stop.

Glen Waverley

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Coleman Parade

Dismount bus at Metro designated bus stop in front of the Glen Waverley Station entrance on Coleman Parade.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Coleman Parade

Board bus at Metro designated bus stop in front of the Glen Waverley Station entrance on Coleman Parade.


Replacement bus stop locations (Parliament - Camberwell stations)

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Parliament

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Spring Street, Gordon Reserve

Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located opposite Gordon Reserve on Spring Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Spring Street, Gordon Reserve

Disembark bus at the Metro designated bus stop, located opposite Gordon Reserve on Spring Street, near the corner of Little Collins and Spring Streets.

Richmond

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop 8

Exit Richmond Station on to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing on left to cross Swan Street. Turn right and continue approximately 50 metres to Metro designated bus stop located at Tram Stop #8, opposite station entrance.

Bus Interchange
Swan Street, Tram Stop 8

Exit Richmond Station on to Swan Street. Turn left and continue to Metro designated bus stop, located at Tram Stop #8.

East Richmond

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop 11

Exit East Richmond Station on to Church Street. Turn left and walk to Swan Street. Cross Swan Street at the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Continue to Metro designated bus stop located at Tram Stop #11.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Swan Street, Tram Stop 11

Exit East Richmond Station on to Church Street. Turn left and walk to Swan Street. Turn right at Church Street and cross at the pedestrian crossing. Continue to Metro designated bus stop located at Tram Stop #11.

Burnley

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Swan Street, Tram Stop #14

Exit Burnley Station on to Burnley Street and walk to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing to cross Burnley Street and again to cross Swan Street. Turn left and continue to Metro designated bus stop near Tram Stop #14.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Swan Street, Tram Stop #12

Exit Burnley Station on to Burnley Street and walk to Swan Street. Use pedestrian crossing to cross Burnley Street and walk approximately 50 metres to Metro designated bus stop.

Hawthorn

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road

Exit Hawthorn Station on to Burwood Road. Turn right and walk approximately 25 metres to pedestrian crossing. Cross Burwood Road and turn left. Walk approximately 25 metres to Metro designated bus stop, opposite Hawthorn Station entrance.

Bus Stop
Burwood Road, Hawthorn Station entrance

Exit Hawthorn Station on to Burwood Road. Proceed to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Glenferrie

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road and Serpells Lane

Exit Glenferrie Station into car park on Serpells Lane. Walk to Burwood Road and turn left. Walk straight to Metro designated bus stop in front of Swinburne University.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Burwood Road and Kent Street

Exit Glenferrie Station into car park on Serpells Lane. Walk to Burwood Road and turn left. Walk approximately 125 metres to pedestrian crossing, cross Burwood Road and turn right. Walk approximately 125 metres to Metro designated bus stop on corner of Kent Street.

Auburn

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Burwood Road and Montrose Street

Exit Auburn Station on to Lilydale Grove. Turn right on to Montrose Street and walk to Burwood Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left corner.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Burwood Road and Montrose Street

Exit Auburn Station on to Lilydale Grove. Turn right on to Montrose Street and walk to Burwood Road. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left corner.

Camberwell (terminating)

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Disembark bus at the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Proceed to Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Camberwell (through running)

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Corner of Holly and Cookson Streets

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop on Holly Street, opposite the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Replacement bus stop locations (Camberwell - Box Hill stations)

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Camberwell (terminating)

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Disembark bus at the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Proceed to Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Camberwell (through running)

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Corner of Holly and Cookson Streets

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop on Holly Street, opposite the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

East Camberwell

Bus Stop

Stanhope Grove

Exit East Camberwell Station on Sefton Place, turn left and walk approximately 250 metres, continuing along Broadway. At the roundabout turn right and cross Broadway, then left and cross Stanhope Grove. Turn right and continue to bus stop.

Bus Stop
Stanhope Grove

Exit East Camberwell Station on Sefton Place, turn left and walk approximately 250 metres, continuing along Broadway. At the roundabout turn right and cross Broadway. Continue straight to the bus stop.

Canterbury

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Canterbury Road

Exit Canterbury Station at the main entrance, into the car park area. Continue to Canterbury Road and turn left. Cross Canterbury Road at the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Walk approximately 75 metres to the Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Canterbury Road

Exit Canterbury Station at the main entrance, into the car park area. Continue to Canterbury Road and turn left. Walk approximately 75 metres to the Metro designated bus stop, located past the pedestrian crossing, in front of the entrance to Canterbury Gardens.

Chatham

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Canterbury Road and Stanley Terrace

Exit Chatham Station onto Stanley Terrace. Continue on Stanley Terrace to Canterbury Road. Turn left and continue straight to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Canterbury Road and Redvers Street

Exit Chatham Station onto Stanley Terrace. Continue on Stanley Terrace to Canterbury Road. Turn right and cross Canterbury Road at pedestrian crossing. Turn right and continue to Metro designated bus stop.

Surrey Hills

Bus Stop
Windsor Crescent, Surrey Hills Station entrance

Exit Surrey Hills Station onto Windsor Crescent. Walk to bus stop in front of station entrance.

Bus Stop
Windsor Crescent

Exit Surrey Hills Station onto Windsor Crescent. Cross the road and walk to bus stop near the corner of Windsor and Alexandra Crescents.

Mont Albert

Bus Stop
Mont Albert Road and Mason Lane

Exit Mont Albert Station onto Churchill Street, turn right and continue to the intersection. Continue along Hamilton Street approximately 150 metres to Mont Albert Road. Turn left and walk approximately 50 metres to the bus stop.

Bus Stop
Mont Albert Road and Louise Avenue

Exit Mont Albert Station onto Churchill Street, turn right and continue to the intersection. Continue along Hamilton Street approximately 150 metres to Mont Albert Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Mont Albert Road, walk left for approximately 80 metres to the bus stop.

Box Hill

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Maroondah Highway

Disembark bus at Metro designated bus stop on Maroondah Highway, located near mall pedestrian lights.

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Maroondah Highway

Board bus at Metro designated bus stop on Maroondah Highway, located near mall pedestrian lights.

Replacement bus stop locations (Camberwell - Alamein stations)

STATION FROM CITY TO CITY
Camberwell

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Corner of Holly and Cookson Streets

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop on Holly Street, opposite the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Cookson Street, Camberwell Station entrance

Proceed to the Metro Designated Bus Stop in front of the Camberwell Station entrance on Cookson Street.

Riversdale

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Riversdale Road

Exit Riversdale Station on to Riversdale Road and turn right. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located at Tram Stop #45.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Riversdale Road, Tram Stop #45

Exit Riversdale Station on to Riversdale Road. Cross Riversdale Road with caution and proceed right to Metro designated bus stop, opposite Tram Stop #45.

Willison

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Corner of Fordham Avenue and Bringa Avenue

Exit Willison Station on to Shalless Avenue. Continue on Shalless Avenue to Fordham Avenue, cross carefully and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Corner of Shalless Avenue and Fordham Avenue

Exit Willison Station on to Shalless Avenue. Continue on Shalless Avenue to Metro designated bus stop on corner of Fordham Avenue.

Hartwell

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Fordham Avenue

Exit Hartwell Station, through park to Fordham Avenue. Cross carefully at shops, turn left and proceed to Metro designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Fordham Avenue

Exit Hartwell Station, through park to Fordham Avenue. Proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located opposite shops.

Burwood

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lithgow Street

Exit Burwood Station on to Norwood Street. Continue on Norwood Street to roundabout, cross Lithgow Street, turn left and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Lithgow Street

Exit Burwood Station on to Norwood Street. Continue on Norwood Street to roundabout, turn left at Lithgow and proceed to Metro Designated bus stop.

Ashburton

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Welfare Parade

Exit Ashburton Station on to Welfare Parade and cross at pedestrian crossing in front of station. Turn right and proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located near shops.

Bus Stop
Welfare Parade

Exit Ashburton Station on to Welfare Parade. Turn right and proceed to sheltered bus stop, located near pedestrian crossing.

Alamein

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ashburn Grove

Disembark bus at Metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ashburn Grove

Board bus at Metro designated bus stop in front of the station entrance.

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Updated 10:43am, 21st November